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Ethernet Controller Missing


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#1 VICTORNOUS

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 04:26 AM

Hi
I partitioned my HDD and installed window XP sp2 in C: later I realised I cant Access internet.
when I opened Device Manager, i found the ethernet controller is highlighted yellow.
I tried to install BroadCom Netxtreme gibabit drivers for hp, but an error msg was deplayed saying the drivers can not be loaded, coz the system is not modefied.

the Computer is HP compaq dx2300 Microtower
Running Genuine Intel® CPU
2160@1.80GHz
1.78GHz.
0.99GB RAM
the details of the Ethernet Controller is PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_27DC&SUBSYS_336C1462&REV_01\4\1AF1648C&0840F0

help!

victornous

[Moderator edit: topic moved to more appropriate forum. jgw]

Edited by jgweed, 31 July 2008 - 07:34 AM.


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Posted 31 July 2008 - 08:44 AM

I'd suggest downloading/installing the drivers for the Intel NIC (from the HP drivers site).

You don't tell us what is installed on this system...so I don't think you have a gigabit NIC. From what I see, that would be a PCI-e connection for that, while I suspect that you just have the normal onboard ethernet connection.

Unless you know for sure that you have a gigabit ethernet connection, you should not assume it where options are available.

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 08:56 AM

Duplicate thread posted here.
Drivers should be obtained from Systemax.

EDIT: Nevermind, see it's a compaq.

Edited by HitSquad, 31 July 2008 - 09:44 AM.





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